The Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board is established under Cap 253 A of the laws of Kenya. Under this Act the Board has gazzeted other regulations to enable it deliver its mandate.
Through the Legal Notice No. 113 of 2011 gives the board has a mandate to regulate all In-vitro diagnostics to be used in the country. In addition the board also screens, validates, certifies and registers products to be used in laboratory science practice. It also regulates the professional conduct of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Licenses and regulates business practices in Medical Laboratory Science, Inspects and approves Institutions to train in Medical Laboratory Science and Registers medical laboratory Technicians and Technologist to practice.